Category: Mortgages and House-Hunting

The Ins and Outs of Home Equity Lines of Credit


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A home equity line of credit (HELOC) can be a great option to consider when financing home improvement projects where you need funds at different times or covering the costs of education, weddings or real estate down payments. Before moving forward, however, it’s essential to understand the ins and outs of a HELOC to determine… Read more »

5 Common Types of Mortgage Loans


Buying a home is often a fun new adventure, but navigating mortgage loans can be challenging. Choosing the right mortgage can save you time and money, so it’s important to weigh your options carefully in this crucial step of the homebuying process. Learn more about the common mortgage loans available to you in this blog… Read more »

Top Tips for First-time Homebuyers


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If you’re in the market to buy your first home, you may feel overwhelmed with where to start. From mortgage terminology to credit scores and loan documents, homebuying can be challenging for even long-term homeowners.  Fortunately, there are a few ways you can make the process easier and gain more confidence with each step. We… Read more »

Welcome Home Program Offers Down Payment Assistance


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Beginning on March 1, 2024, until funds are depleted, Fidelity Federal is offering the Welcome Home Program to homebuyers. The program provides up to $25,000 for honorably discharged veterans – or up to $20,000 for all others – to be used toward the down payment and closing costs on a home.  Learn more about the… Read more »